Halloween, people will use a variety of hand-crafted to celebrate the festival, where pumpkins are most welcome and everyone loved a handmade, pumpkin is also a very good thing.
This Halloween Pumpkin Yarn Bug is another one of the fun yarn bugs in our collection. These make cute table decorations or place cards.
5″ Square of Cardboard
Green Card Stock
Yellow Card Stock
Make a pompom by wrapping yarn around a 5″ piece of cardboard at least 100 times. Mix colors or use all one color. Cut a 6″ piece of yarn and slide it under wrapped yarn. Tie tightly into a double knot. Turn cardboard over and cut completely through yarn on this side. Turn yarn blob sideways and smooth down strands.
Press Styrofoam ball onto a hard surface to flatten bottom. (You can also use an egg carton section.) Cover the top and sides of the ball with tacky glue. Separate the strands of the pompom to fit the Styrofoam ball up inside. Press pompon into place. Arrange yarn.
Print any patterns your bug might need. Staple all around patterns onto card stock. Cut out pieces.
Glue the bottom of the Styrofoam ball on to the foam feet.
Glue on eyes.
Glue on the wiggle eyes.
Print faces and stem on card stock. Cut out. Glue onto yarn bug.